Napier - Taupo Road, Hawke's Bay

Newport, Rex Frederick
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
A photograph of fissures in the earth, thought to have been taken at the top of Rissington Hill, on the Napier - Taupo Road. A man is pictured sitting in one of the large cracks. The photograph was taken after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on 3 February 1931.

Photographer, Rex Newport.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 66 x 109mm
On the Taupo Road
Top of Rissington Hill
Napier Quake
1931, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 10616
Credit Line
gifted by Beverley Riley
Other number(s)
m2001/25/14, 10616, 84011


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